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Illegal financial flows from Africa on the rise

Sub-Saharan countries lost $52bn through illicit capital flight in 2011

Joseph Jimenez.
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Novartis CEO: Tiered pricing key to unlocking African pharma markets

Access to medicines can be improved without weakening intellectual property regimes, says Novartis CEO

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Somaliland set to usher in major port investment

The breakaway state is finalising the single biggest investment deal in its 20 year history

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DRC oil bill: Critics raise transparency and environment worries

International organisations call on the DRC to amend a troubling draft oil code

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Gabon raises $1.5bn from second eurobond issue

The central African oil producer joins the rush to tap international markets before costs increase

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Eskom chief resigns as South African energy supply flounders

The CEO of Africa's biggest electricity company resigns as blackouts loom for South Africa in 2014

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Brazil’s development bank heads for Africa

The BRIC country bolsters its relationship with the world’s fastest growing continent

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Ghana passes new local content rules

The new oil producer legislates on local content

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Mozambique unrest heightens as government drives “unconstitutional” crackdown

Domestic unrest continues to rise in one of Africa’s most promising investment destinations

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South Africa property groups boost regional exposure

Two prominent real estate funds up their Africa exposure through Reit buy out

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millenium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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